Standing on Water is directed by filmmaker Peter Alsted. He's the co-founder of the film community Empty Chairs - a group of friends making creative films with strong images and compelling stories. Alongside the novel Sorte Scener he has also published a number of short stories and children's books. Peter has directed film projects for a diverse range of clients that includes Airbnb, Slow Works, Sony Music, and Red Bull.  

Peter is currently based in Klitmøller, working on new projects at Cowork Klitmøller

Awards & Nominations

Best Film (Standing on Water) - LLAMFF Snowdonia's Mountain Film Festival 2016

Best Surf Film (Standing on Water) - Toronto Beaches Film Festival 2016

Honorable Mention (Standing on Water) - Portuguese Surf Film Festival 2016

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